Dirty Deals?: An Encyclopedia of Lobbying, Political Influence, and Corruption

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An encyclopedia unlike any other, this work focuses on lobbying, corruption, and political influence in America to inspire readers to think critically about the U.S. government and to appreciate the opportunities of citizenship. * Provides balanced and fair information about three of the murkiest but most powerful forces in American politics and government: lobbying, political influence, and corruption * Covers a wide range of pertinent events, people, organizations, institutions, jurisprudence, and laws from the Credit Mobilier affair in the 19th century to the conviction of Jack Abramoff in the 21st century * Includes suggested readings with each entry for further exploration of specific subject as well as a unique compendium of original data and documents such as laws, legislation, and agency regulations * Supplies references for further reading and features extensive cross-referencing that directs researchers to other authoritative sources